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    Rebecca Ruiz

    Rebecca Ruiz holds a B.A. from the College of the Holy Cross and an M.A. from Tufts University. She has worked as an ethnomusicologist, composer, and writer, in academia, and, for the past 14 years, in domestic refugee resettlement in the Diocese of Arlington, VA. She and her husband have two children and live in the Washington, DC metro area. She strives, as St. Ignatius taught, to see God in all things and do “all things for the greater glory of God.”

    Both Essential Characters

    I have a love-hate relationship with the month of August. I love the start of the new school year and the smell of fresh crayons and new books. I...

    Five Ways to Follow St. Ignatius’s Example to See All Things New in Christ

    Editor’s note: Throughout July, we’re hosting 31 Days with St. Ignatius, a month-long celebration of Ignatian spirituality. In addition to the calendar of Ignatian articles found here, posts on dotMagis this month will...

    Longing for Home

    As I was washing the dishes this morning, the song “How Are Things in Glocca Morra?” (sung by Kate Baldwin) came up on my playlist. This song, from the...

    What I Learned About God Through My Pet Bird

    My bird, Charlie, died last month. Charlie was a beautiful little parrot, jam-packed with personality. Most days, my shoulder was her perch, from which she would plant kisses on my...

    Tilling the Soil of My Heart

    When I was a child, I thought of Lent as a gloomy time. This was partly because where I grew up, the weather at that time of year was...

    Using Our Gifts to Build the Kingdom Among Us

    On the front porch, perched upon a worn wooden table and leaning against a bowl filled with water bottles, stood the sign: “Delivery Folks: Cold Water. Thank you!” Waiting there...